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Table 3 t-test of group–mean differences in qualification measures among three types of job search behaviors, CGSS Urban Section, 2003

From: A third type of job search behavior: the use of the formal-informal joint channel in matching individual qualifications with hiring requirements in urban China

Job seeker’s characteristics Formal only-informal only Joint use-formal only Joint use-informal only
Education 0.37a 0.217 b 0.587a
(0.115) (0.111) (0.132)
Party membership 0.076a −0.029c 0.047a
(0.012) (0.011) (0.012)
Years of work experience −0.149 0.717b 0.568
(0.345) (0.320) (0.408)
Father's highest education −0.392b 0.937a 0.545c
(0.169) (0.157) (0.199)
Father's party membership −0.006 0.059a 0.052c
(0.016) (0.015) (0.020)
  1. aSignificant at 0.1 %
  2. bSignificant at 5 %
  3. cSignificant at 1 %